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[NL2-NL10] NL5 SH KK, Missplayed?

    • Alleen86
      Joined: 27.05.2010 Posts: 5,320

      Should I bet the turn in this situation? I called his minraise on the flop with the assumption that he might bluff with a draw. Since the turn didn't improve draws and he checked to me, I think that I should bet. At that point, I wasn't sure what he might have, so I played "way ahead/way behind" (I was scared that he really might have a straight). What do you think?

      SB: 60/0/50/20/3.5/42 (VPIP/PRF/FTFCB/CHR/AF/H)

      $0.02/$0.05 No Limit Holdem
      6 Players
      Hand Conversion Powered by

      Hero (UTG) ($8.76)
      UTG+1 ($5)
      CO ($0.93)
      BTN ($1.88)
      SB ($5.72)
      BB ($5.14)

      Pre-Flop: ($0.07, 6 players) Hero is UTG K:spade: K:diamond:
      Hero raises to $0.20, 3 folds, SB calls $0.18, 1 fold

      Flop: 5:club: 2:club: 3:spade: ($0.45, 2 players)
      SB checks, Hero bets $0.35, SB raises to $0.70, Hero calls $0.35

      Turn: J:diamond: ($1.85, 2 players)
      SB checks, Hero checks

      River: 8:spade: ($1.85, 2 players)
      SB bets $0.40, Hero calls $0.40

      Final Pot: $2.65
      Hero shows
      K:spade: K:diamond:
      SB shows
      A:club: A:diamond:

      SB wins $2.48 (net +$1.16)

      Hero lost $1.30
  • 1 reply
    • Kaitz20
      Joined: 02.02.2007 Posts: 27,343
      If players usually check turn then they are giving up or at least c/c with worse hands so I´d prefer betting turn 2/3 pot and another 1/2 pot on the river for value
      Your KK should be ahead enough times

      At this case you lost minimum, but generally he has there worse hands that would call you down